Public Service Announcement

Community Services & Recreation

“Winter Events”

EJ Broomfield Memorial Arena – Public & Casual Skate Times

Information for the Public

Release Date: November 18, 2019


The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay Department of Community Services & Recreation is pleased to advise residents of “Winter Activities” taking place at two of our most popular facilities.


In the past, a Snowshoeing venue was available to residents at Husky Park. New for Winter 2019 / 2020, the snowshoeing venue will be at Kinsmen Park. Kinsmen Park has lighting that will allow snowshoers to enjoy the facility from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM 7 Days a week (no charge). Access to Kinsmen Park will be from the parking lot only.


The EJ Broomfield Memorial Arena will host several Skating activities throughout the Winter months:


  • Lunchtime Skating (no charge) will be available from Noon to 1:00 PM, Monday to Friday
  • Hockey Skating (Ages 16 years +) (no charge) will be available 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Monday to Friday
  • Seniors Skating (Ages 55 years +) (no charge) will be available from 11:00 AM to Noon, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
  • Seniors Hockey Skating (Ages 55 years +) (no charge) will be available from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
  • Public Skating will be available Fridays from 8:00 PM to 8:50 PM and Sundays from 2:00 PM to 2:50 PM (12 years old and over $3.00) (under 12 years old $2.00)


The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Department of Community Services & Recreation, is reminding the public that the EJ Broomfield Memorial Arena is accepting bookings for Ice Rentals.


Please regularly check for “Available Ice Times” by following the below link:


Rec Times Availability


To book an Ice Time or to inquire about Public Skate dates and times, please contact Anne Morris at 709-899-0601, Monday to Friday, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.